Sat. April 19 – 7:30 pm
Tues. April 22 – 8:00 pm
Thurs. April 24 – 8:00 pm
Sat. April 26 – 2:00 pm
Opera Hamilton Orchestra and Chorus
All casts subject to change.
Carmen — Cast
Opera Hamilton Debut
Italian-American mezzo-soprano Ginger Costa-Jackson is a graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program and a Samling Scholar.
Ms. Costa-Jackson’s future engagements include La Marchesa di Poggio in Verdi’s Un giorno di regno (King for a Day) with Glimmerglass Opera, and Metropolitan Opera performances of Così fan tutte (Dorabella), Falstaff (Meg Page), and Andrea Chenier (Bersi).
Her roles with the Met include Smaradgi in Zadonai’s Francesca da Rimini, Mercédès in Bizet’s Carmen, Lola in Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana, Myrtale in Massenet’s Thaïs, Rosette in Massenet’s Manon, Eine Theatergarderobiere/Der Gymnasiast/Ein Groom in Berg’s Lulu, and Wowkle in Puccini’s La Fanciulla del West. Additionally, she covered Cherubino in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, Smeton in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, and Ascagne in Berlioz’s Le Troyens. Ms. Costa-Jackson debuted in the title role of Carmen with Glimmerglass Opera, and has sung Lola with Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu; Nancy T’ang in Adam’s Nixon in China with the San Francisco Opera, a role she performed under the baton of the composer with the Met in 2011; Marie in Rossini’s Moïse et Pharaon with the Collegiate Chorale at Carnegie Hall; Puss in the U.S. premiere of Montsalvatge’s El Gato con Botas with the Gotham Chamber Opera; Celia in Gilbert and Sullivan’s Iolanthe with the San Francisco Symphony; Dorabella in Mozart’s Così fan tutte with the Verbier Festival Academy; and Nerone in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea with the International Institute of Vocal Arts.